While attending Azusa High School, Juniperangelica began her organizing journey at GSA Network’s Activist Camp. She quickly grew invested in the organization, traveling the nation as a youth trainer and mentor. Juniperangelica attended Citrus College and University of California, Berkeley where she focused in Ethnic Studies and Race & the Law. Her work for gender justice incorporates her own experiences as a transgender nonbinary Latina, as well as the stories of young trans and nonbinary people across the world. Juniperangelica serves as the Associate Director of Gender Justice Leadership Programs, which is a collaborative effort between GSA Network and Transgender Law Center, centering the lived experiences and needs of young trans and nonbinary media advocates. She has been on staff since 2015. Gia is a proud mama of Tiger, the coolest 6 year-old in California.